BATON ROUGE, LA:  Seaside Health System of Baton Rouge, a behavioral health hospital, announced the appointment of Tammy Melito, RN as Director of Nursing and Michele Carr, RN as Assistant Director of Nursing. Clayton Aguillard CEO for Seaside Health System announced the appointment of Melito and Carr their positions. Aguillard commented, “Our behavioral health organization is pleased to have these two highly experienced and skilled nurses assume their roles in these key positions. Their knowledge of the mental health and substance use disorders treatment field is of the highest level and will be pivotal in our ongoing service to our patients and community.” Both Melito and Carr assumed their positions after years of service with the Seaside Healthcare System.

Tammy Melito, RN, Director of Nursing

Tammy Melito’s career in nursing spans three decades. She earned her BS in Psychology from the University of New Orleans in 1992 and her AD in Nursing from Delgado Charity School of Nursing in New Orleans in 1995. She served as a Psychiatric Nurse with a New Orleans based hospital from February 2021 to July 2022 and joined Seaside Health System in July 2022. She is a native of Destrehan, Louisiana.

Michele Carr has over 22 years of experience in the healthcare field having worked in the areas of rehabilitation, long term acute care and behavioral health services serving in the capacities of RN Supervisor, Charge RN, Assistant Director of Nursing and Lead Clinical Liaison. She earned her Associate of Science Degree in Nursing from Charity School of Nursing in New Orleans in 2000. Carr joined Seaside Health System in July 2022, is a native of New Orleans, Louisiana and resides in Kenner, Louisiana.

Michelle Carr, RN, Assistant Director of Nursing

Seaside Health System of Baton Rouge, Louisiana is a behavioral health service provider offering a broad range of counseling and treatment services for adults ages 18 and above in an inpatient setting. 

The mission of Seaside Health System is to provide exceptional evidence based care to individuals in the Baton Rouge and surrounding areas suffering from mental illness and substance use disorders, in an atmosphere that promotes a culture of safety and holistic therapy, empowering the community by enabling individuals to lead productive lives.

Seaside Health System is part of the Seaside Healthcare family of companies across the southern and eastern United States including Texas, Louisiana, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina and Virginia.

More information on Seaside Healthcare can be found through their website at  Questions concerning program development or acquisition referrals can be made to Patrick Doyal, VP of Development at More information on Seaside Health System of Baton Rouge can be obtained by contacting their 4363 Convention Street,  Baton Rouge office at 225-522-4076 or by visiting their website at